Colorado Ave. bridge widening continues
Anyone driving on Colorado Avenue under I-25 these days must be noticing some heavy-equipment activity and interesting changes to the interstate bridge and the
The work is related to the $150 million Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) widening project also known as COSMIX.
According to Bill Badger of project contractor Rockrimmon Constructors, the work will extend the bridge to the east 62 feet, where it will be supported behind - and cantilevered above - a retaining wall that will be built above Monument Creek.
The new interstate space will provide room for eight lanes instead of the current four. Only three of those lanes on each side will be used for now; the fourth will become a high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane in the future.
The photo accompanying this article contains information about specific aspects of the Colorado Avenue bridge work.
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